Epstein Becker Green Awarded with 2014 Gold Standard Certification from WILEF for Its Commitment to Promoting Women to Leadership Roles

WILEF 2014

NEW YORK (June 19, 2014) – The national law firm of Epstein Becker Green is pleased to announce that—for the third year in a row—it has received a Gold Standard Certification from the Women in Law Empowerment Forum ("WILEF") for successfully integrating and promoting a large percentage of equity women partners to top leadership and management positions.

WILEF certification means that a law firm has successfully demonstrated that women represent a large percentage of those holding the highest leadership positions and are among the most highly compensated partners.

"We are honored to be recognized for our firm's commitment to promoting the professional advancement of our women lawyers. We are especially proud of our success stories regarding women who started at the firm as first-year associates and have grown into leaders and key rainmakers. And, we continue to take great care to mentor, develop, and promote the next generation of women leaders," said Carrie Valiant, Chair of firm's Diversity and Professional Development Committee and a Member of its Board of Directors and its Compensation Committee.

WILEF is an organization that provides an educational venue for women in law firms and corporate law departments. The organization's vision is to create a dialogue for the purpose of educating women in law firms on how to become leaders in the workplace and in the community by building, exercising, and implementing a strong sense of empowerment. For more information, visit www.wilef.com.

About Epstein Becker Green

Epstein Becker & Green, P.C., founded in 1973, is a national law firm with approximately 250 lawyers practicing in 10 offices, in Baltimore, Boston, Chicago, Houston, Los Angeles, New York, Newark, San Francisco, Stamford, and Washington, D.C. The firm is uncompromising in its pursuit of legal excellence and client service in its areas of practice: Health Care and Life Sciences, Labor and Employment, Litigation, Corporate Services, and Employee Benefits. Epstein Becker Green was founded to serve the health care industry and has been at the forefront of health care legal developments since 1973. The firm is also proud to be a trusted advisor to clients in the financial services, retail, and hospitality industries, among others, representing entities from startups to Fortune 100 companies. Our commitment to these practices and industries reflects the founders' belief in focused proficiency paired with seasoned experience. For more information, visit www.ebglaw.com.